Information to Pilots


Conditions and Rules of Competition in the Gaelic Gp Series 2023

How many pilots can participate?

The maximum number of pilots per GP will be 16, and for each GP there will always be a reserve pilot. 
 The organisation reserves the right to exclude any pilot from the competition, for not having sufficient experience of piloting in racing circuits, or for performing improper flight manoeuvres. The pilots must have and prove their federal licence in order to be able to participate.La preferencia de inscripción para la participación será por el orden de recepción del email de confirmación, el cual nos indicara los datos del piloto, hora y fecha de la inscripción para participar en los eventos del Gaelic Gp Series 2023.

Once the registrations are closed and payments have been made, we will create a Whatsapp group of participating pilots, for any information, doubts, etc..., that the pilots may have.

On the 20th of June 2023 we will close the inscriptions. The pilots who do not pay the registration fee on that date, will automatically become reserve pilots and will have 2 days to make and submit the payment of the registration fee.

How can I book to participate in the Gaelic Gp Series 2023?

To request your Registration Booking, you will have to go to "Registration Booking" and fill in all the information requested and click on the SEND button.

How can I pay the registration fee?

By going to "Merchandising, Official Gaelic Gp Series Clothing and Reservations", you can make the payment by choosing one of the two registration options that appear.

All the riders who participate in an event outside their autonomous community, the organization will help them with 80€, which will be paid once they have participated in the event, by bank transfer.

On the other hand, any rider who has registered for the Gp and does not attend, will not be entitled to any payment from the organisation, except in the case of justified force majeure. In the event that the driver/s give at least 15 days notice that he/she will not be able to attend any of the events, the organisation reserves the right to study the reason and to decide if any payment will be made, corresponding to the registration fee.

If you are NOT one of the selected riders, the payment will be refunded.

How will I know if I have been selected to participate in the Gaelic Gp Series 2023?

You will receive an email from the organisation informing you that you have been selected and we will register you in a WhatsUp chat with the other selected pilots, where you will receive all the information about the events, payments for participation in the events, doubts, etc.

18 RACERS COMPETITION FORMAT WITH: Obstacle Course and Sprint Race

    Each event is a GP, and the sum of all of them forms the Gaelic Gp Series. Each GP will be a one day event, preferably on Saturdays, where we will start with practice and continue with qualifying rounds and finals, ending the event at around 01.00 am on Saturday night into Sunday.
  • Free practice, Saturday morning from 10.30am to 16.50pm and from 18.50pm to 19.20pm, (4 groups of 4 pilots). A minimum of 14 flights per pilot is guaranteed + 4 flights in classifactions.
  • Qualification for Group allocation, 3 rounds will be held and a classification will be obtained for the groups of participation in the final phases of the pilots, this classification is by the best times between the 3 rounds, from 16.50pm to 18.50pm.
  • First Final Phase (Q) Race with Obstacles, will be by Points, according to the position obtained in each round (Q1, Q2) from 19.30pm to 20.50pm, (the 8 Drivers with more Points qualify), in case of a tie between any driver, the best lap time obtained will be counted.
  • First Final Phase (R) Race with Obstacles, will be by points, according to the position obtained in each round (R1, R2) from 21.00pm to 21.50pm (the 4 drivers with the most points will qualify). They will compete in the first Final.
  • Scores will be: 1st place 4 points, 2nd place 3 points, 3rd place 2 points, 4th place 1 points.
  • FIRST FINAL, Obstacle Race, at 21.45pm, will be contested by the 4 qualified riders of the Phase (R), and in this Final the riders will score points according to their classification
  • Second Final Phase (Q) Speed Race, will be by Points, according to the position obtained in each round (Q1, Q2) from 22.00pm to 23.20pm, (the 8 Drivers with more Points qualify), in case of a tie between any driver, the best lap time obtained will be counted.
  • Second Final Phase (R) Speed Race, will be by points, according to the position obtained (R1, R2) from 23.30pm to 24.10pm (the 4 drivers with the most points will qualify). They will compete in the Second Final.
  • SECOND FINAL, Speed Race, at 24.15pm, will be contested by the 4 qualified drivers of the Phase (R), and in this Final the drivers will score points according to their classification.
  • GRAND FINAL, Combined Race (Speed + Obstacles) at 24.30pm, to be contested by the 4 riders who have scored the most points in the two previous finals.
  • Prize giving and closing ceremony, 24.45am
  • Note: These timetables are indicative


AWARDDS

There will be cash prizes and trophies for the top 3 finishers of each GP Gaelic Gp Series.

  • 1st Classified, 700,00€ + trophy
  • 2nd Classified, 350,00€ + trophy
  • 3rd Classified, 175,00€ + trophy


*There will be a GRAND FINAL at the last Gp, which will decide who will be the Gaelic Gp Series 2023 Champion, in which the 12 drivers who have scored the most points from all the Gp races will participate. This Grand Final will consist of 2 groups of 6 drivers, the first 3 of each group will qualify to compete in the GRAND FINAL of the Gaelic Gp Series 2023, the first classified and therefore Official Champion of the Gaelic Gp Series 2023 will have as a prize: 1.000€ + a pack of official Gaelic Gp Series clothing and merchandising (This GRAND FINAL and therefore this prize, will only take place if the organization makes a minimum of 4 Gp).

Commitment of pilots

All Pilots participating in the Gaelic GP Series agree to:

  • To be interviewed and invited to participate in workshops during the event.
  • To be filmed and photographed for the subsequent dissemination and promotion of the event, in the media, social networks, etc., without this entailing any type of economic retribution from the organisation to the riders, without the possibility of any claim or lawsuit through the courts.
  • To undertake to look after the interests and image of the event and to promote companionship among all the participants and organisers of the event. 
  • To respect and comply with all competition rules.
 


Failure to comply with any of these commitments by runners may result in expulsion from the competition.    

Competition Rules

1. The circuit shall be protected by perimeter safety nets, at a maximum height of 6 m from ground level, and by overhead safety nets. 


2. The Quads to compete will be checked by the organisers.

3. They must have a maximum diagonal of 330 mm from axle to axle of the engine.

4. Batteries can be up to 6S and propellers up to 5".
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5. Quads, Vtx must emit a maximum power of 25mw. (If this is not the case and they emit more power without the pilot being aware of it, due to Vtx oscillations, the pilot is forced to change drone to continue competing). It is allowed to compete with analogue and digital system (this one will have to be HD Zero).

6. Pilots must bring antennas with both polarisations (right and left). And for the competition, the race direction will indicate which polarisation they have to use at each moment of the competition.

7. Once checked the vtx by the race direction and verified that everything is correct, no pilot will be able to claim that another pilot who at that moment is competing with him is playing video in the race.

8. Any race incidents, such as collisions between drones, not malicious, the race direction does not enter.

9. After a non-malicious drone collision, if one or more of the drones involved in the collision run out of video, have a breakage, etc., that prevents them from continuing the race, race management will give this situation as a race error. .

10. Pilots will use their goggles with their antennas, as receivers of the video signal from their drone. It is the pilot's responsibility to ensure that the reception works perfectly.

11. The assigned frequencies shall be:

          First choice: E4, E2, F2, A4

          second choice: R1, R2, F2, F4

12. Quads shall have Rgb LEDs on the front and rear.

13. The rider is obliged to put his name (Nickname) on the OSD, so that he can be identified during the competition.

14. If for any reason, during the flights, one or more LEDs stop working, the pilot will not be disqualified and will be allowed to finish the flight, but once the flight is finished the pilot must repair or change the LEDs, in order to continue competing. 


15. The laps of the circuit will be counted as good, as long as the Quad has completed the entire circuit without skipping any obstacle. If this is not the case, the lap/s will not be considered as good and will result in penalties, in times and positions. On the other hand, if the rider with his quad recovers the obstacle(s) he has skipped, there will be no penalty. 


16. In the event of a collision between several Quads, at the start and before making the first turn to start the route, the start may be declared void. Once the first turn has been made, the race is over. 


17. If during the competition a Quad falls to the ground or gets caught in the aerial and/or perimeter safety netting, obstacles on the circuit, etc., it will not be able to have any type of manual help (by other people) to restart the flight. If this happens, the pilot may be disqualified. Pilots may have the Anti-Turtle and Anti-Crash activated on their quads.


18. It is compulsory to have the FAIL SAFE activated on the quad.

19. It is not allowed to have any companion in the riding area from the qualifying stages onwards. In the case of wanting to receive instructions from a driver's companion, this can be done from the pit area with Walkie, you will have to request it to the organization and we will give you one for the driver and one for the companion with headset.

 

20. Each rider may use a maximum of 3 quads per race. These must be presented to the race management before the start of the race so that the quads can be marked.


21. Any breach by riders of the safety rules, misconduct, attitude, disrespect, disqualification, etc., towards other riders, organisers' staff, public, etc., will automatically lead to expulsion from the competition.


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